The Royal Botanic Garden at Kew is home to the Milennium Seed bank.
10% of the World Seeds are stored here.
It is hoped that by 2020 this will be increased to 25%.
Cereal crops are already stored.
now Aubergine, apple and potato will be added to the list.
This is important for the World Food Plants.
Seeds are dried, deep-frozen and stored at Kew’s Seed Bank.